Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 Young people and adults with a learning disability have an annual health check that includes a review of mental health problems.

Statement 2 People with a learning disability who need a mental health assessment are referred to a professional with expertise in mental health problems in people with learning disabilities.

Statement 3 People with a learning disability and a serious mental illness have a key worker to coordinate their care.

Statement 4 People with learning and mental health problems who are receiving psychological interventions have them tailored to their preferences, level of understanding, and strengths and needs.

Statement 5 People with a learning disability who are taking antipsychotic drugs that are not reduced or stopped have annual documentation on reasons for continuing this prescription.